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  • bsimpson
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    Posted September 21, 2021

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021: Grand Opening of the Restored Woodend Sanctuary – Audubon Naturalist Society (Chevy Chase, MD)

    Visit the Audubon Naturalist Society, 8940 Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase, MD on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 for the FREE grand opening celebration of Woodend Nature Sanctuary. The Grand Opening of Woodend as a restored oasis of sustainable habitats will feature tours by docents, a scavenger hunt for all ages, native plant sale, discounts…

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  • NaturalHistorySocietyofMaryland
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    Posted September 21, 2021

    Wednesday, November 3, 2021: How to start a fossil collection: cleaning, cataloging, labeling, storing, organizing

    YOU MUST RSVP HERE TO GET THE ZOOM DETAILS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4495824 NOTE: This is the November Meeting for the Fossil Club The NHSM Fossil Club is for everyone. Whether you have been collecting all your life, are a professional paleontologist, just started, or have no idea what a fossil is or how to find one. If you…

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  • Jamie A.
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    Posted September 21, 2021

    Seeking riparian buffer projects to highlight for Riparian Buffer Month! (October)

    Help us celebrate Riparian Buffers! The Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council (CCLC) is excited to establish October as “Riparian Buffer Month” to celebrate riparian buffers and highlight the benefits they provide in a variety of settings.  Using the Riparian Buffer month webpage as a central hub, CCLC will spotlight a riparian buffer project each day in…

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  • NaturalHistorySocietyofMaryland
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021: National Fossil Day – Free fossils – fossil experts – fossil fun

    The event is free, but we ask that you RSVP – so we know how many kits to prepare to giveaway. https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4495771 Join us to celebrate the National Fossil Day, an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. Fossils aren’t just interesting…

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  • 109317
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Sunday, September 26, 2021: Native Plant Sale this Sunday September 26! (9640 Rosaryville Road Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772)

    Come out to Chesapeake Natives Nursery in Rosaryville State Park (9640 Rosaryville Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772) on Sunday September 26th from 10AM-2PM for another Open House Sale! Shop high quality native plants, grown on site from locally gathered native seed. Our wonderful volunteers will be available to help you find the right native plants for your…

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  • NaturalHistorySocietyofMaryland
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Saturday, October 16, 2021: Community Science Saturday: The Old Weather Project

    RSVP HERE TO GET THE ZOOM DETAILS: https://marylandnature.wildapricot.org/event-4494975 The Old Weather Project is a community science project where volunteers are asked to transcribe weather data from 19th century ship logs to inform scientific analysis of Earth’s climate and climate change. To date, nearly 21,000 volunteers have transcribed over 7.5 million weather observations. You do not need…

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  • David M W.
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021: [Webcast] Growing Your Watershed Stewardship Program

    Join the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for a free webinar on the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s award-winning Clear Creeks Bay-wise Project! Register here! Watershed restoration takes a village. By empowering community members to become stewards of their local waterways, local governments can build momentum for future restoration projects with the ideas and support of its residents. They…

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  • Jane Walker
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference

    September 30, 2021 via WebEx Hurry!  Registration closes next Tuesday, September 28, 2021.  Learn more at Conferences – Virginia Water Monitoring Council (vt.edu). PROGRAM: Presentations run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  We have scheduled brief morning and afternoon breaks, and 1.5 hours for lunch. A draft agenda is shown below: (subject to change) Keynote Speaker:…

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  • bsimpson
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Landscapes for Life: Conservation Gardening

    Take a deeper dive into the world of gardening. Using a curriculum developed by the US Botanic Garden and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, our Garden Outreach Associate Jenny Brown will teach you how to determine the specific conditions in your gardens and the best native plants to add, both to sustain wildlife and…

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  • UMCESChesapeakeBiologyLab
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    Posted September 20, 2021

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021: Climate Impacts on Golden Tilefish: Past & Present (Free UMCES Webinar)

    Golden tilefish is a large, bottom-dwelling marine fish that is particularly susceptible to climate change because it can tolerate only a very narrow range of temperatures. In 1882, millions of golden tilefish died in a sudden mortality event caused by an unusually strong influx of arctic water into the Mid-Atlantic. Since then, scientists have been…

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